Chief Executive Officer

Schild Estate Wines
9 July 2018
Lyndoch, Australia
Job Type


Schild Estate Wines is a well established family owned business located just one hour from Adelaide in picturesque Lyndoch in the iconic Barossa Valley.  It consistently produces generous premium and award winning wines with authenticity and passion, using meticulous viticultural and winemaking practices.  Schild’s next CEO will acquire leadership of a dynamic and buoyant business well positioned for further success in domestic and international markets.

Reporting to and working closely with the Board, the CEO is accountable for:

  • advising on and driving delivery of the business strategy to continually build on the strong brand and success of Schild Estate;
  • providing effective leadership to a dedicated team ensuring oversight of financial, commercial, risk, IT, HR, assets, contract management and operations;
  • developing and implementing sales, marketing and business development initiatives to support growth, innovation and commercial success in local and export markets;
  • developing, managing and maintaining productive relationships with a wide range of stakeholders.

Applications are encouraged from appropriately qualified general management professionals with wine sector experience and the demonstrated ability to drive growth in international markets.  High level interpersonal skills, strong strategic thinking capability, sound commercial acumen, versatility, integrity and warmth will be important to ensure your success in this role.

Enquire now to explore joining the Schild family in this pivotal role leading the next exciting phase for this authentic business exemplifying the Barossa Valley experience.

For further information on Schild, please visit

Applications in Word format only should be forwarded to Bernie Dyer at Hender by email to 

Telephone enquiries are welcome and may be directed to Bernie or Lucy Dinnison-Mitchell at Hender Consulting on (08) 8100 8849.

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